The Northerner

Professor responds to affirmative action article

Paul Ellis, Learning Assistance Program faculty

January 9, 2002


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In a recent Northerner, a front-page article titled "Affirmative action: Campus groups gathered in support" included these words, quoted from an attorney for the National Conference for Community and Justice: "Affirmative action is one of the tools of remedying a historical injustice." I am pro-affir...

It’s a cold, cold campus

Tarris

January 9, 2002


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Have your ever walked around campus and noticed how cold it is? I'm not talking about temperature cold, but cold in reference to the attitudes of people who move about from destination to destination. Everyone walks around with a mean-mug look on their faces, and God forbid someone attempts to speak ...

Women return to Final Four

Shelly Kunz

January 9, 2002


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The lady Norse defeated Truman State University, 2-0 in the elite eight game played Sunday Nov. 17 at Kirksville, Mo. to make their third straight trip to the NCAA division II final four game. The Northern Kentucky women now (22-1) is ranked fifth in the NCAA II final poll, while competitor UC San Di...

Shakeup in new AP poll, but Miami still No. 1

Richard Rosenblatt

January 9, 2002


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Losses for Nebraska and Oklahoma turned into big gains for Florida, Texas, Oregon and Tennessee in the AP media poll. While Miami (10-0) was a near-unanimous choice at No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 on Sunday, Florida moved up to No. 2, Texas to No. 3, Oregon to No. 4 and Tennessee to No. 5. Ne...

Male athlete of the week

Elias Hajjar

January 9, 2002


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Elias HajjarNorthern Kentucky University's Kevin Alessandro, a senior cross country runner from Fort Thomas, is the Northerner male Athlete of the Week. Alessandro finished his career Nov. 3 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Kenosha, Wis., placing 69 out of 132 runners in the 10K run with a time o...

Female athlete of the week

Elias Hajjar

January 9, 2002


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Elias HajjarNorthern Kentucky University's Elaine Koenig, a sophomore cross country runner from Florence, is the Northerner female Athlete of the Week. Koenig broke the 6K school record on Nov. 3 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Kenosha, Wisconsin with a time of 23:35. Tabatha Smith held the previou...

Volleyball loses NCAA bid

Bruce A. Reller, Jr.

January 9, 2002


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The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team had everything going its way heading into the NCAA Division II Tournament. The Norse had another Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament championship under their belt and were riding a 23-game winning streak. However, NKU lost in the second round of the N...

‘River Run’ eases access to jobs

Susan Bartels

January 8, 2002


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This weekend, life is about to get a little easier, more enjoyable, safer and cheaper for Northern Kentucky University students. The Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky will begin an express bus service from NKU to specific areas of Newport and Covington on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The se...

Board-wielding man attacks DPS officer

Scott Wartman

January 8, 2002


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What the Department of Public Safety deemed the most violent assault on a police officer at NKU took place over the holiday break when a man rammed a white van into the patrol vehicle of Sgt. Jay Baker and then attacked Baker and guard John Fiasco with a four-foot long piece of wood. The confronta...

Male athlete of the week

Elias Hajjar

January 7, 2002


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Northern Kentucky University's Bobby St-Preux , a 6-foot-5 guard from West Palm Beach, Fla., is the Northerner Male Athlete of the Week. The men's basketball team has won three consecutive games thanks to the consistent play of Bobby St-Preux who had 16 points, nine rebounds and three steals in the...

Men and Women victorious in Illinois

Bruce A. Reller, Jr.

January 7, 2002


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The Northern Kentucky University women's basketball team defeated Quincy University Thursday 60-53. Senior Michelle Cottrell scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the win and junior Kristin Polosky added 14 points for the Norse. NKU broke a two-game losing streak with the victory and improved to...

New policy aim: Make campus dances safer

Scott Wartman

January 7, 2002


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Sign-in sheets, metal detectors and guest limits will greet party-goers attending dances on campus this semester. After a rumor of someone carrying a gun to a fraternity and sorority dance last November, Northern Kentucky University put a hold on all on-campus dances until safer regulations could be...

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